11 May 14
Ukraine has suffered a complete collapse of civil order and seems to be heading toward full-scale civil war. Kiev's use of its military forces and ultra-right nationalist gangs to unleash the assault on the positions in eastern Ukraine held by protesters leave no doubt that the worst is yet to come.
01 April 14
U.S. President Barack Obama is under enormous pressure from political opponents, the media and pundits to push back forcefully against President Vladimir Putin.
25 March 14
Russia's Crimean policy is the logical reaction of a strong Russia that can counter the U.S.
13 March 14
The chances of quickly and painlessly resolving the Ukrainian crisis are slim.
03 February 14
The opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games will take place in Sochi on Friday. Regrettably, as soon as this venue was selected by the Olympic Committee in July 2007 in Guatemala, the Western media unleashed a vicious, often hypocritical and extremely biased campaign against Sochi and Russia in general.
06 December 13
There is hardly any serious political observer who would not agree that a couple of months ago President Vladimir Putin saved the U.S. from yet another disastrous military adventure in Syria.
03 October 13
Speaking before the United Nations General Assembly last week, U.S. President Barack Obama reiterated his belief in the U.S.'s "exceptional" place on the world stage but warned that if the U.S. turned away from its global responsibilities, this "would create a vacuum of leadership [that] no other nation is ready to fill."
23 August 13
Since the Soviet collapse, every U.S. administration has instituted a disastrous and flawed anti-Russian foreign policy.
29 July 13
Despite all of the problems in the U.S., you would think that Russia is only thing bothering the U.S., judging from lawmakers' statements.
02 July 13
When the U.S. withdraws its troops from Afghanistan in 2014, shouldn't the U.S. work with the Eurasian Union to help defend the region?
03 December 12
The recent passage of the Magnitsky Act in the U.S. House of Representatives has been widely hailed as an important advance of the cause of human rights and democracy worldwide.
02 November 11
Although it is still a year to the U.S. presidential election, the fight for the White House is in full swing. In this fight, anything goes, and the Republicans are determined to take away every chance of President Barack Obama winning.
11 April 11
It is like a broken record. Each time a U.S. dignitary comes to Moscow, he promises Russian officials that the Jackson-Vanik amendment will be repealed soon.
31 August 09
Unemployment, corruption, criminal standoffs and the supply of weapons from abroad are contributing to the "Afghanization" of the North Caucasus, where the situation is rapidly reaching a boiling point.
23 October 08
Twelve days before the U.S. presidential election, all indicators are pointing to a victory by Senator Barack Obama. There is always a chance for last-minute surprises, but miracles are rare things. I think the main reason for Senator John McCain's likely defeat is that too many influential groups within his own Republican Party never regarded him as the best choice available.
19 May 08
The three presumed U.S. presidential candidates rarely mention Russia. When they do, their remarks are critical -- possibly because they are hoping to attract a few more votes from the numerous and well-organized ethnic communities from Ukraine, the Baltics and East Europe.